National Population Register Schedule: NPR 2020, Time Table & Dates

As per the powers conferred by section 3 of Census Act, 1948 the Central Government of India has announced that the census of the population of India shall be taken during the year 2021. Census will be conducted in various parts of the country for collecting data from households. Here today in National Population Register Schedule article we are going to tell you the information we have related to the NPR 2021 such as its application form, documents required for it and other related details. The desired person can collect the information by reading the further session of this page.

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NPR 2020 Time Table

15th Indian census was taken in the year 2011. As per the 15th census in India population was 121 crore, with the number of houses being 24 crores. Now, Census of India 2021 is the 16th Indian Census going to take place during the year 2021. Census will be done in two phases. In the first face counting of houses will be done and in second phase counting of the population will be done. As per the sources, data collection will be made by the 330,000 enumerators by using their own smartphones and at some places manually.

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Features of National Population Register Schedule

Data collection questionnaire has been prepared in 18 languages. During the census information provided by the respondent will remain confidential. The census, any person can add their name in a self-declaration manner.  In a press conference, Union minister announced that the census will take place in 640 districts, 5,924 revenue divisions and 7,933 towns across the country simultaneously. In this census, 6,40,932 villages is going to be covered.  All the states need to carry out the survey and have to follow the Civil Registration System to record details of births and deaths.

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Key points of NPR 2020

Article about National Population Register Schedule
Announced by G. Kishan Reddy, Union Minister
Name of the ministry Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India
Announced on 30th December 2019
Starts in April, 2020
Collection of data from Various parts of the country
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Documents Required

As per the announcement made by Mr Reddy this time Enumerators will not going to ask for any proof that means, respondent need not to submit any proof in respect to the given information. 

NPR 2020 Schedule

First phase of work  From May 1, 2020 to June 14, 2020. 
 Second phase  Between 09 February 2021 to 28 February 2021. 
Revision round work (state of Jammu and Kashmir and snow bound non-synchronous areas of states of Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand) 1st October, 2020
Revision round work (except for the state of Jammu and Kashmir and snow bound non-synchronous areas of states of Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand)  01 March 2021 to 05 March 2021. 

Application Procedure

Updating the existing NPR database by verifying the details of all residents by conducting a house to house enumeration by the enumerator and detailed registration procedure is not yet disclosed. We will update the detailed procedure as released by the government.

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